Lighthouse of SWFL Receives Grant from Cape Coral Community Foundation

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NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Dec. 12, 2018 - PRLog -- Lighthouse of SWFL is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from the Cape Coral Community Foundation, the Global Center for Generosity to support their Blind Babies Program. These funds will provide innovative toys and equipment for a creative play space, which will aid in developing skills for independence for babies and young children with major vision loss.

Lighthouse of SWFL's Blind Babies Program works collaboratively with families to develop a plan that maximizes their outcomes and provides services geared towards helping infants and preschool age children with blindness or visual impairment reach their fullest potential.

"This generous grant from the Cape Coral Community Foundation will make a significant impact on the lives of local children," said Dotty St. Amand, Chief Executive Officer of Lighthouse of SWFL.

If you or someone you know could benefit from the programs and services provided by Lighthouse of SWFL, please visit their website at or call (239) 997-7797.

Lighthouse of SWFL is a United Way partner agency serving individuals with blindness and vision impairment in Lee, Glades, and Hendry counties. The mission of the Lighthouse of SWFL is to enable people of all ages living with a visual impairment or blindness to remain independent, active and productive in society. Lighthouse of SWFL, a nationally accredited agency,  is funded by the Division of Blind Services, United Way, Lee County Government, and other private donors. For more information, visit, or call (239) 997-7797.

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